A paradigm shift in medical education is needed, one with more emphasis on training future physicians to enhance their empathy skills and to learn to view patients as persons, not just cases.
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Peter Kaboli from the Department of Internal Medicine and John Sharp of UI Heart and Vascular Care will explain how DVT causes a clot to form in blood vessels, usually in the legs.
The review into the Modernising Medical Careers recruitment and selection process for specialist training has found that there were shortcomings.
The state's Electronic Health Records Assessment project has extended the deadline for completing its consumer survey to March 31.
"Wellness Works" book listing all of the community wellness programs that will be offered by the hospital during 2007.
Although three out of four primary care doctors support the use of financial rewards as an incentive for better medical care, most of these physicians oppose public reporting of such quality assessments at the individual or group level.
Although the human and chimpanzee genomes are distinguished by 35 million differences in individual DNA "letters," only about 50,000 of those differences alter the sequences of proteins.
Progenitor cells reside in adult organs and are not derived from bone marrow, which leads to the possibility that the cells may be able to help with the rejection of donated organs and with various kinds of lung disease.
The University of Iowa Libraries and the UI History of Medicine Society will sponsor an open house of one of the finest collections of notable anatomical illustrations in the United States.
University of Iowa researchers and collaborators have identified additional genetic mutations that likely cause the common form of cleft lip and palate.
Accepting research proposals for pilot project funding from doctoral and postdoctoral trainees, occupational medicine residents, junior faculty and faculty new to the field of occupational health and safety. \n
The Iowa Nurses Association, Iowa Nurses Foundation and the University of Iowa College of Nursing have partnered to create the list, which celebrates nursing by honoring 100 nurses from around the state each year.\n
Specialist ambulance crews will be trained to respond to major incidents.
Springtime in Texas translates to severe weather time.
Legislation that would improve doctors' ability to diagnose HIV early and bills that would protect healthcare consumers and emergency care workers are moving through the New Mexico Legislature.
Releasing the state's first strategic plan for eliminating health disparities on Thursday, March 8, 2007 at a 1 p.m. press briefing at Health and Agriculture Building, Trenton.
Dr Gibbons announced a 16 million GBP investment in ambulance transport in October and which has since been followed by a further 55 million GBP for a new digital communication system.
Government and industry highlight benefits of innovation in the NHS.
The Adolescent Report offers a snapshot of the health of San Mateo County youth and recommends policies aimed at improving their health.
A heart failure patient received adult stem cells which were processed and injected directly into the heart muscle with a special catheter.
With continued financial support from the church and donations made by medical supply and drug companies, the clinic's staff is paid and shelves are stocked.
Public health officials throughout Missouri will gather next week to learn more about their roles and responsibilities during a public health emergency.
Taking further steps to protect the health of residents in South Washington County from long-term exposure to perfluorochemicals (PFCs) in groundwater.
America's 50 Best Hospitals were identified by HealthGrades based on an analysis of approximately 90 million hospitalization records from nearly 5,000 hospitals over the years 1999-2005.
University of Minnesota Physicians at the medical center and University of Minnesota Children's Hospital, Fairview, increased their number of lung transplants from 39 in 2003 to 45 last year.
The new technology, available in only a few other hospitals in the nation, provides realtime, 3D images in the operating room.\n
The number of medical students in the United States choosing careers in primary care has drastically fallen, threatening the foundation of the U.S. health care system overall.
Two common methods for removing kidney stones are effective and safe, and neither is clearly superior to the other.
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